PhD position available at University of Nevada-Reno (USA)
Applicants are sought for a three-year fully funded PhD position in the Graduate Program of Hydrologic Sciences (GPHS) at the University of Nevada-Reno (http://www.hydro.unr.edu), assessing snow-forest-wildfire interactions in the Oregon Cascades and beyond.
Successful applicants will work with Prof. Anne Nolin and the Mountain Hydroclimatology Research Group at the University of Nevada. This is an exciting interdisciplinary project involving modeling and measuring mountain snowpack as part of a major multi-university NSF-funded research effort focusing on the Food-Energy-Water Nexus.
Applicants should have a MS degree in hydrology, environmental sciences, physical geography, or related field. Demonstrated experience in modeling is preferred. Background in forest science and/or snow hydrology is also an advantage. The successful applicant must have excellent communication skills, be self-motivated and able to work well in an interdisciplinary and highly collaborative group.
Potential applicants should contact Dr. Nolin by email: [hidden email] (no later than January 8, 2018) prior to sending their full application to the Graduate Program of Hydrologic Sciences (GPHS) at the University of Nevada-Reno.
Starting July 1:
Director, Graduate Program of Hydrologic Sciences
University of Nevada, Reno
Mail Stop 175
1664 North Virginia Street
Reno, Nevada 89557
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